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compete for federal dollars for their own reform programs, using student test scores to evaluate teachers, even to set their pay, and firing teachers for poor performance. the head of the national education association, whose 3.2 million members make it the largest union in america, down played the difference and said he agrees with the president that the status quo is unacceptable. >> we support rigorous and fair evaluation systems. i can tell you educators don't want incompetent or ineffective teachers in the classroom. >> reporter: some advocates of education reform are urging the president to compromise with republicans if they take control of the house next year. you can bet that if he does that, his relations with the teachers unions will take a turn for the worse. katie? >> couric: chip, i know president is following the lead of other countries that do already have longer school years by about a month. how does he pro pose the do this? and how does he expect, or does he expect, to get blowback from parents and kids? >> reporter: absolutely, katie. it wouldn't be done by law. what t
. here, folks are used to the big sioux river rising after heavy rain but not like this. >> what went through my head, boy, i better get all my stuff. >> reporter: in western wisconsin, too, sunday was a day for rummaging through water-logged homes and belongings. troy lives in the hard-hit town of arcadia. >> phone calls from friends letting me know flooding was occurring in arcadia. i got up and my house was already full. >> reporter: wet fields will keep farmers from what they hoped would be an early harvest. even after these parts dry out, the flood threat continues. this high water will swell the mississippi river and could threaten iowa in early october. cynthia bowers, cbs news, chicago. >>> a military tribunal will be held in the case of an american soldier charged in the grisly murders of civilians in afghanistan. the 22-year-old army specialist jeremy morelock is charged with the premeditated murders of three civilians and photographing his alleged victims. he is one of 12 soldiers charged with similar crimes. today's hearing will decide if he will be formally tried at a cou
, wisconsin to bring us up to date. good morning, cindy. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. this earthen he levee is part of a series of dikes built mostly sand way back in the 1890s. sunday parts began to erode or give way as people in the historic town of portage are seeing the wisconsin river at its highest level since 1938. here in portage, the wisconsin river reached 20.5 feet sunday. that's even higher than the predicted crest, which forecastrs said wouldn't come until later today. 300 residents were asked to evacuate but those who stayed behind were trapped when local highways were shut down. >> they told us that we have -- that we had ten minutes to get out of there because they are blocking off all the roads back there. >> reporter: all this flooding was the result of extraordinarily heavy rains that fell across the upper midwest last week, as much as 10 to 12 inches in some areas. in the western wisconsin town of arcadia, some folks were allowed to return to their homes only to find their belongings water-logged. >> phone calls from a few friends letting me known flooding was occu
changed our weather at the tern from last week to where it is now. and we'll show you what it means for us, it means a lot of rain, thunderstorms and even the potential for flooding. we saw a warning or two today. we have the bands from the south and moving to the north. they'll continue to move our way. and there's more to the south and we'll take you in on a few areas and we'll show you where we're dealing with this thousand. and a little bit in carroll county, that's making its way to the north and lighter rain at this point. that's going to change. you can see the heavier rain and that's moving to the north and we have more where that came from. we have flood warnings because of this. where we've seen the heaviest rain so far, you can see montgomery and carroll county and baltimore county and these are for say ring times through 4:50 through 4:40. this is throughout the overnight and into tomorrow. veal the forecast coming up. >>> thank you, and stay with wjz-13 for first warning weather coverage. as we mentioned, remember, wjz- 13 is always on. go to wjz.com for more at any time. >> >
they ruled against us, when he brought the guy outside and he started shoving and michael oher decided to protect this house and have his teammates back, when the crowd let the officials know what they thought of the calls, that was loud. >> i thought it was a creative twosylabol cheer. >> it worked. the special teams worked great. the punts was on target. and billy's lay was in fine form yesterday. and forget the one missed field goal. honestly, he was playing for the win and coming from where i sat, it was like this. if you were playing from the win, you were out of luck, other than that, he sent them back. >> it was perfect. the special teams was huge. >> real quick, this is on the computer. this is part of the ride across america. washington boulevard, next sunday, 11:00, we're starting the tailgate and we'll hang around at 1:00 and all proceeds are going to the ride across america. we'll talk about that more thursday and friday. i'll leave there at half time to go and join the bulldog and everyone at the field house. we're going to raise money to fight breast cancer as the ravens
is there. firefighters tell us that it's possible that she is there, but they have to make sure that someone hasn't been trapped. >> thank you, kelly. wjz's complete coverage comets with captain mike perry who's over the scene. >> reporter: we've been watching firefighters searching diligently and feverishly for the past hours. all we are seeing is one apparatus. and they are rotating crews in and out of rehab, it's very hot down there and it's very difficult work. so it's expected according to the fire command that they are going to be here at least another two hours, that's enough for them to completely clean the scene up and determine if there is anyone indeed trapped. they have to be concerned about the wall, that one wall needs to be shored up before city crews can come in and knock it down completely so they are maintaining a safety sector around this rescue. they are concerned about their firemen. they did have pg & e doing a gas search making sure there is no gas in the area. they have determined that the scene is safe. they are continuing the rescue effort and we'll con
the watches and warnings for us is bob turk. >> we do have heavy rain in portions of the region. take a look at radar, around washington county and western fredrick county, it continues to rain out there from hancock to fredrick. they've had heavy rain in the last hour. south of the baltimore metro area and south washington from east to cambridge and across southern portions of the western shore just a few light sprinkles and showers showing up right now. but i think we do have a possibility of heavy rain later on tonight. because of that there are watches and advisories in effect. bernadette woods is live to look at the region for tonight. >> bob was describing with all of the heavy rain. with all the heavy rain we did have flood flash warnings in effect for a lot of the area. we could see more warnings posted as we head through the morning hours into tomorrow morning. coastal flood warnings in effect for all of the towns and the cities. it's tapping into even more offshore, so we're going to see rounds of heavy rain continue on and off. >> thank you very much bernadette and bob. check on t
,000 marylanders lost their jobs last month. four years ago, martin o'malley misled us. now he's just making stuff up. bob ehrlich. we can do better. >>> peace talks between israelis and palestinians are on the verge of collapsing there was a ban on new construction that expired. palestinians were apposed to the construction. the peace talks could collapse unless israel extends the band. >>> a man shot and killed his estranged wife and stepchildren and turned the gun on himself. a neighbor that was a police officer heard the shots. inside,the police found the bodies of the children and wife. his children were also inside the house, but they were not harmed. >>> all right, we'll go to the weather center now. we have breaking weather news bernadette woods has the latest. >>> well, we have a tornado warning in effect for howard county. i want to show you first warning doppler weather radar. we have the rotation in it and it's gotten into a thunderstorm. this is what we're seeing and this storm potential for a tornado with the thunderstorm. we'll see a few things here to show you what's going on with
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,000 per deal, and i could not have done it without armando and using his techniques. >> we are here with the yackey family, and the yackeys have a very-- a great story, because they literally, as they told me, were not involved in real estate a year and a half ago. now, how long have you been a part of learning my techniques and my strategy? >> yeah, about 18 months. >> and before that, did you have any real estate experience whatsoever? >> no, not really. i had a couple of accidental rentals because of the boom, but other than that, we just worked a regular job and really didn't do anything in the real estate world at all. >> so, now let me ask you this. what have you learned, or not so much what have you learned, but tell me what the results are since in the last 18 months. how much money have you made? >> i've made $1.1 million in the last 18 months. >> $1.1 million. >> yep. >> and you have full documentation to show this to me. >> oh, absolutely. we can... you look through each statement. this house right here, we made $66,000. >> and, o.k., so let me ask you this. how long did
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